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Publisher: Yale University Press: 2004-01-01
Seller ID: M0300099851Z2
On a winter night in 1743, a local magistrate was stabbed to death in the churchyard of Rye by an angry butcher. Why did this gruesome crime happen? What does it reveal about the political, economic, and cultural patterns that existed in this small English port town?
To answer these questions, this fascinating book takes us back to the mid-sixteenth century, when religious and social tensions began to fragment the quiet town of Rye and led to witch hunts, riots, and violent political confrontations. Paul Monod examines events over the course of the next two centuries, tracing the town...
By: Simpson, Bland
Publisher: University of North Carolina Pre: 1993-09-01
Seller ID: M0807844322Z2
Publisher: Carroll & Graf Pub: 1997-08-01
Seller ID: 0786704047-01